Senior Lecturer in Branding and InnovationLondon, Greater London, UK
Company: University of West London
Published on 2021-08-14 11:23:12
UWL is now ranked 34th in the UK – our highest position of any league table ever We were also the top university in England for teaching satisfaction and the ranking reaffirms our position as the top modern university in London.
The School The School of Film Media and Designs vision is to be nationally and internationally recognised as a vibrant hub of creative learning, which fully equips our graduates for a successful career in the creative industries.
With highly active research staff, the School offers PhD supervision in a broad range of fields.
Our combination of theoretical and practical expertise means we can support either written or practice-based PhD work, which could include elements of archival research, Design, Photography, Branding, Communication, Fashion Marketing, Film or exhibition practice.
The Role The School is currently looking for a permanent Senior Lecturer to lead the MA Advertising, Branding and Communication and MA Brand Design Innovation courses.
The role includes postgraduate teaching including designing, conducting and moderating assessment.
Postgraduate supervision and Professional activities and/or peer-reviewed research activities appropriate to the discipline including publishing research results in high-quality outlets as lead or co-author.
The Person We are particularly interested in someone with up-to-date experience in brand communication, consumer behaviour and/or analytics and a good track record of experience in the Creative Industries/ Advertising industry.
We are also interested in applicants with advanced skills in content creation including creative direction, digital imaging (photography or video), or communication for web/mobile/social media.
The individual must be able to deliver both online and face to face if/when required.
The successful candidate is expected to actively promote both the program and the School through membership of
- and links to
- academic and professional networks in the Advertising and or creative marketing worlds (UK and/or overseas).
Experience in the sector is vital for supporting the preparation of our PG students’ careers Ideally the successful candidate will have a relevant PhD qualification from a recognised institution with a track-record of peer-reviewed outputs and senior international level experience in the Advertising sector: client-side, agency-side or otherwise.
It is essential that candidates have experience in teaching and learning at Higher Education level or experience in delivering corporate/ training.
Strong skills in desktop apps, namely productivity and Adobe® Suite, including the ability to develop materials for and deliver online teaching is essential.
Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 23/ 08/ 2021 For informal enquiries about the position please contact Dorota Watson, Subject Head Design & Communication at .uk Additional Information We welcome applications from individuals who do not have a fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
Should you be successful and do not hold an HEA fellowship you will be asked to complete one within 2 years of appointment as a condition of your continued employment.
Depending on eligibility this may take the form of an advanced Level 7 apprenticeship in teaching which means that you will spend 20% of your work in off-the-job study.
Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.